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But Is It Funny?

Counterpoints Arts

Comedy critics in conversation: with The Guardian's Brian Logan, writer and comedian Suchandrika Chakrabarti, and writer Jamal Khadar. Each week they discuss what’s new in comedy, who is making waves and dig deeper into what we laugh at and why. ‘But Is It Funny?’ is produced by Counterpoints Arts as part of its' PopChange (Pop Culture & Social Change) programme. The views expressed in this podcast are personal and might not always represent the views of Counterpoints Arts.
Episodes
Dane Baptiste, The Marvelous Mrs Maisel, Oxide Ghosts - The Brasseye TapesMarch 29, 2022 Episode artwork John Mulaney, Witchfinder, Rebuilding the 4th WallMarch 22, 2022 Episode artwork Nabil Abdulrashid, This Is Going To Hurt, Earthquake: LegendaryMarch 11, 2022 Episode artwork Ali Wong, Comics "Quitting" Stand-upMarch 04, 2022 Episode artwork Mo Gilligan, Tragedy Plus Time, Critics on StageFebruary 25, 2022 Episode artwork Starstruck, On Criticism, Phat TuesdaysFebruary 17, 2022 Episode artwork Jimmy Carr, Taking Comedy Seriously, MurdervilleFebruary 11, 2022 Episode artwork Athena Kugblenu, Comedy Albums & Spotify, Don't Look UpFebruary 07, 2022 Episode artwork Nish Kumar, Comedy On Prescription, Aziz Ansari January 26, 2022 Episode artwork Race Around Britain with Munya Chawawa, Unsafe Space, SNL in the UKJanuary 21, 2022 Episode artwork Succession; Comedy Cellar; Comedians & CriticsNovember 27, 2021 Episode artwork Comedy Studies special : guest panelists consider some of the biggest questions in comedyNovember 18, 2021 Episode artwork Things We Used To Love, What Is "Funny"?, Sex UnzippedNovember 09, 2021 Episode artwork Stath Lets Flats (and the state of the Sitcom), Class & Comedy, Complaints Welcome / Munya ChawawaNovember 04, 2021 Episode artwork Lenny Henry's Race Through Comedy, Moderating Your Content, Chappelle RevisitedOctober 28, 2021 Episode artwork Comedy Venues, Starting a Set, and Doing Stand-up on TV - with special guest Fatiha El-GhorriOctober 20, 2021 Episode artwork Dave Chappelle, Glamrou, and Bad Comedy FriendOctober 13, 2021 Episode artwork Comedy Podcasts, Satire, and FandomOctober 06, 2021 Episode artwork Improv, Who Gets Reviewed, and The ChairSeptember 29, 2021 Episode artwork Sadcom, Sketch Shows and Zoom GigsSeptember 22, 2021 Episode artwork Introducing our new podcastSeptember 17, 2021 Episode artwork